Review: Little Death Club, Underbelly Southbank Festival

Life is more than a Kabarett at the hugely enjoyable Little Death Club now at the Underbelly Southbank Festival

“Es is nicht sadistich
Nur ein bisschen voyeuristisch
Ich mache wass ich will mit dir”

On the one hand, you might consider Little Death Club as just another late night cabaret show (albeit one spelled kabarett, the Weimar way). But on experiencing this extraordinary hour, currently residing in the South Bank’s Spiegeltent, you see that it really is more than that, something ferociously committed to the spirit of defiance in which this form was birthed.

The evening is compered by the incomparable Bernie Dieter (feathered shoulderpieces to die for, co-creator too along with Tom Velvick) but more significantly, she’s an integral part of the entire show. There’s no sense of her just clocking in to just introduce these performers, she’s fully invested in them, in their stories and even in the shortest of interludes, is able to convey something of this connection. Continue reading “Review: Little Death Club, Underbelly Southbank Festival”